1 Dollar - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game) -  obverse1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game) -  reverse

© Mike Bentley


Country Australia
Queen Elizabeth II (1952-date)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 2015
Value 1 Dollar
1.00 AUD = 0.78 USD
Currency Dollar (1966-date)
Composition Aluminium-bronze
Weight 9 g
Diameter 25 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 76426
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Commemorative issue

AFL - Custodians of the Game


4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara


Engraver: Ian Rank-Broadley

Ian Rank-Broadley FRBS is a British sculptor who has produced many acclaimed works, among which are several designs for British coinage.


Depiction of Australian Rules Football players taking a high mark with a football. The background shows the crowd waving flags on the circular grandstand of the MCG



7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)

1 Dollar - Elizabeth II (4th Portrait - AFL Custodians Of The Game) -  obverse

© Mike Bentley


Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)


This NCLT Aluminium-bronze coin released by the RAM commemorates the 2015 AFL Toyota Premiership Season. The coin was released in a number of different versions as follows:-

Plain finish with a (M) Counterstamp issued in a large coincard as per this coin pictured above (Mintage 3,907)

Plain finish without a Counterstamp issued in a PNC by Australia Post (Mintage 3,000)

Pad Printed in the colours of the winning team Hawthorn issued by ballot, in a plush square box (Mintage 500) see link below

Fine Silver versions of the coin were also released in the The Ultimate Collection AFL With Silver Dollar - Sealed Lucky Dip. Versions of this coin that were released this way, (Total Mintage 5,000), were:-

A Fine Silver reverse frosted version (Mintage 4,433)
A Pad Printed Fine Silver version in the colours of the winning team Hawthorn. (1 in 10 sets - Mintage 500)
A Gold Plated Fine Silver version. (1 in 75 sets Mintage 67)

The 2015 AFL Season was one to remember, capturing the nation's attention each and every week. With soaring marks and spectacular goals, the AFL fans - "Custodians of the Game" - continued to celebrate the uniqueness of the Australian Football League.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
2015  3 000 39% UNC in PNC
2015 (M) 3 907 78% UNC in Coincard - (M) Counterstamp

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